Healthcare IT

European Hospital Conference – MEDICA: EU eHealth 2020 plan takeaway insights

This week the international healthcare trade fair, MEDICA, was held in Düsseldorf, Germany. eHealth was a key topic with an important... Read more

Protecting medical devices from malware attacks

In today's interconnected environment, protecting healthcare IT systems against malware attacks seems to be an uphill task for infosec professionals.... Read more

How to plan an EHR go-live for success

A hospital is also a business enterprise – it generates revenues and allots a budget for operational expenses. As its services and operations... Read more

Common cybersecurity weak spots and how to tackle them

Maintaining the safety and protection of IT systems that keep important health information requires discipline. This is especially true in this... Read more

ehi AWARDS 2017: 'healthcare industry leader' to be named

Five individuals are vying for a new award, "the healthcare industry leader", which is part of the ehi AWARDS 2017. The new award recognises... Read more

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The concept of digital healthcare puts patients, their personal needs and demands for convenience and speed at the centre, which is why investing in custom software solutions is such a popular business strategy today. But digitisation in healthcare is so much more than just a passing trend. Instead, it is a vital ingredient of the success of each healthcare... Read more

It’s 2022 and public health is undergoing an unprecedented digital transformation. It’s a road already taken before Covid-19, but during the first quarter of 2020 in the U.S. telehealth visits increased by 154% (CDC, 2020). If you are in a business in the healthcare industry , you probably feel the pressure to provide or use technology that works... Read more

In 2014, Stephen Hawking had warned that ‘the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race’. 1 A bold statement indeed, but if we focus on the term ‘full’, we’ll understand that if not designed properly, certain level of autonomy that could be difficult to control and can be extremely damaging to fundamental... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Thales’s End-to-End Comprehensive Offer for Connected Radiology

2022 15 Jun

As in many sectors, the COVID crisis has substantially changed the way of working, with an increasing need for digital solutions to guaranty continuity of services. The same applies for the medical domain. During the pandemic, clinicians maintained the link with patients, conducting remote consultations, but raising a huge concern with... Read more

Taking the Mystery Out of Machine Learning

2017 06 Apr

Radiologists have been taught to fear machine learning.  It means what it says, a machine can learn.  It is an inherently frightening concept.  It is almost a shame to put such a label on the process, because it is not really new.  Remember Fuzzy Logic?  Neural Networks?  We were all impressed that a computer could recognize the letter “A”, but that... Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

2017 20 Feb

Efficient patient-centric care models require consolidating mountains of data. Acquisitions and regionalization further compound the challenge. How does an organization capitalize on what could easily become a liability?   Fredrik Gustavsson, Sectra CTO, sums up the answer simply, “Don’t buy technology. Buy solutions for your clinical pathways.”... Read more

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Blockchain revolutionises data security, research and monetisation...

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